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This article is about the Indian pudding. For the Filipino rice cake, see Bibingka.
Bebinca com gelado.jpg
Bebinca with ice cream
Alternative names Bibik
Course Dessert
Place of origin India
Region or state former Estado da Índia Portuguesa
Main ingredients Flour, sugar, ghee (clarified butter), coconut milk, egg yolk
Cookbook: Bebinca  Media: Bebinca
Goan bebinca in Lisbon, Portugal

Bebinca, also known as bibik or bebinka, is a type of pudding and a traditional Goan, East Indian and Mangalorean dessert. Traditional Bebinca has 16 layers. The ingredients include plain flour, sugar, ghee (clarified butter), egg yolk, coconut milk and almond slivers to garnish. [1] [2]

It is also a common dessert in Goan restaurants, and a few outlets in Mumbai and Manglore. Bebinca is served warm with cold ice cream.[3] It is also easily available to carry and preserve for a long time or eaten fresh.

Bebinca was also adopted as a typhoon name in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, contributed by Macau.[4] It is prepared in Portugal and Mozambique,

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  1. ^ Banerji, Chitrita (2010). Eating India: Exploring the Food and Culture of the Land of Spices. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 1408820544. 
  2. ^ Petrina Verma Sarkar. "Bebinca (layered Goan pudding)". Retrieved January 6, 2011.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Bebinca - Culinary Encyclopedia". Retrieved 26 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Tropical Storm Bebinca lessens threat to Philippines, veers north toward Japan". 10/4/2006. Retrieved January 6, 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help); External link in |publisher= (help)